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MJ Truong

Department Lead

MJ studied Humanities at Yale and then got her Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in New York City. Originally from northern California, MJ joined Meyer in the Hong Kong offices as the founding member of the Innovation Factory in 2013.

Focus Areas:

  • Studying how people cook around the world
  • Designing innovative kitchenware concepts
  • Creative direction
  • Building a thriving team culture of growth, community, and excellence

Favorite Foods: Cendol, Mango Sticky Rice, Hong Shou Rou, Oyakodon, Speculoos Ice Cream sandwiches.

 
 
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Seal Zheng

Sr. UX Researcher & Designer

Seal sees design as a path toward improving life’s quality and positively influencing the way people in a community relate to each other. She grew up in Qingdao, China, received her Masters of Industrial Design in New York, and now resides in Hong Kong. Seal Joined Meyer Innovation Factory in 2014.

Focus Area:

  • Global user experience research
  • Product concept generation
  • Product strategy
  • Product test from user perspectives

Favorite foods: Szechuan Style Spicy Fish, Skewer, Brownie, Cookie and of course Mango Sticky Rice. 

 
 
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Paradee “Earn” Muktana-anant

User Experience Innovations Specialist

Earn studied Industrial Design at the School of Architecture and Design at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) in Bangkok, Thailand. Earn’s passions in product/packaging/graphic design led her to join Meyer in early 2016 as a Junior UX Researcher & Product Designer.

Focus Areas:

  • Ethnographic research
  • Product, graphics, packaging design
  • Ergonomics design
  • Experience design

Favorite Foods: Japanese Food, Sticky Rice Dumpling, Eggs Benedict, Almond Butter, Guacamole, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Cinnamon Stuff.

 
 
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Warathaya “Parn” Chinaprapath

User Experience Innovations Specialist

Parn studied Industrial Design at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) in Bangkok, Thailand. Her passions in fabrics and product design led her to work as a product developer in a fabrics company before joining Meyer as a Junior UX Researcher & Designer at the Innovation Factory Thailand in spring 2016. 

Focus Areas:

  • Ethnographic research
  • Product design
  • Graphic design
  • Motion graphic

Favorite Foods: Zongzi, Ice Cream(especially Fro-yo!), Hot Pot, Spaghetti, Cookie Butter on Toast, Warm biscuits with butter and honey, Thai Food, Chicken Caesar Wrap, Smoothies, Broccoli, Pitaya.

 
 
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Edison Wong

Strategic Lead

Edison is an aspiring foodie and part time health nerd. When he isn’t looking for something to eat, he’s busy trying to sweat it off on a bike or trying to find balance on a yoga mat. 

Edison studied Marketing at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He believes good design should be so enjoyable and intuitive that it becomes invisible to the user. His passion for design led him to join the Innovation Factory in 2017.

Edison loves ice cream, avo toast, coffee, banana rotis, mac and cheese and is always down for a good donut or three.

 
 
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Josefa Cheang

User Experience Innovations Specialist

Josefa loves listening to stories - everyone's story. She believes that to design is to empathize with people's stories and to turn them into new chapters. She also loves listening to the sizzling and bubbling sounds in a hot kitchen. Her favorite shopping places are the wet market and the supermarket.

Josefa studied Communication Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Her interests in research-driven design led her to join Meyer as a Junior Experience Designer in September 2017.

Focus Areas:

  • Experience Design
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Brand Identity
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography

Favorite food: Homey Food, Japanese Food, Avocado with Honey and Toast, Salmon, Fried Vegetables.

 
 
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Ruby Chu

Jr. User Experience Designer

Ruby likes making tables and lists. She loves organizing data (but not her room) and making things easier to use and understand. She studied Communication Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  She believes design can make our world better; that’s why she joined this like-minded team in 2018.

Another passion of hers is fantasy stories - she could read the same story ten times and still find it interesting. She has always been amazed by the imaginary worlds that writers create. Come talk to her if you are a nerd like her.

Focus Areas:

  • UI/UX design
  • Technology & Design
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Information Design

Favorite Food: Frozen Yogurt, Stir-fry Broccoli, Her Granny’s Food, Hot Pot, Baked Potato, Cherry Tomato, Fried Chicken.